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Closed to motorized traffic, this unusually wide street is busy nonetheless with pedestrians, shops, cafes and historic attractions.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much confusion that you are missing all the beautiful things that are in Via dei Calzaiouli. There are so many people and cheap shops that the beauty of Florence is completely lost! In the little adjacent streets there are lots of little places were...More

Thank Travelaround59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Most expensive gelato $21 for three small cups! It was so bad my daughters and I threw it away and went to Venchi and it was fabulous. Love Florence!!

Thank Jill B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We walked through this street every day for three days, from our hotel to the various sites around Florence city. This is one of the busiest streets, but also it has a certain attraction, in that there are so many shops of all types that...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We lived on this street for a week - it was a great location as we were smack dab in the middle of touristy Florence! This is the main tourist drag between the Duomo and the Uffizi - pedestrianized (except for service vehicles). Its full...More

3  Thank Life-is-an-Adventure
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Located on this very crowded street that runs from Piazza del Duomo to Piazza della Signoria are hotels, restaurants, bars and money exchanges. This street is a shopper’s paradise.

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for something you will find it on Via Devi Calzaiuoli. Shops of all kinds. Pateries. Chocolates. Gelato. Packed with people. Convenient to everything.

Thank Leigh-Traveler2015
Reviewed 19 May 2016

The Via dei Calzaiuoli is a lovely street in Florence. In between the main central square (Piazza della Signoria) and the Piazza del Duomo, this is a nice street to stop, tale a break and people watch in

Thank Ibadanboy
Reviewed 17 November 2015

I found this road to be packed from early in the morning until late at night, maybe because it was the weekend and people were out in force to eat their icecreams and walk their dogs - both in a huge variety!!!! It is the...More

Thank TERRAvelista
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Via Calzaiuoli is the cobblestone, connective corridor between Piazza del Duomo and Piazza della Signoria, where you can access the Uffizi, then, crossing the Ponte Vecchio into the Oltrarno where you can find authentic Florentine dining (just walk about three or four blocks across the...More

2  Thank Warren F
Reviewed 27 October 2015

The Via dei Calzipaiuli is a shopper's delight up and down the length of this pedestrian only thoroughfare. You'll find the major brands in grand storefronts, boutiques, cafes, bars and restaurants along with street vendors and artists. Enjoyable walking experience. ...

2  Thank David B L
Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by
an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city.
The historic center is characterized by the immensity
of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the
brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does
not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni
Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is
enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city
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